Dog Articles

Spring Care Of Pets

Spring into action now that spring has sprung to ensure your pet is prepared for the warmer weather.

Pheromonatherapy for Anxious Pets

Pheromones are released from various glands of an animal's body to communicate with members of the same species throughout the animal kingdom. Synthetic pheromones are now being used as a non-invasive solution to manage stress-related problems in pets.

Chocolate Toxicity In Animals

While chocolate is a much-loved treat for humans, it contains a substance that is poisonous to animals. Toxicity is most common in dogs because of their habit of rapid consumption, but it can also affect cats and other pets.

The Danger of Paralysis Ticks

Ticks are nasty, sneaky venomous little parasites. They are a lethal danger to your dogs and cats, too. What can you do to protect your pet against ticks?

A Flea-ting Moment!

Ridding your pet of fleas is a lot easier than it used to be and there is now a large range of products available which are effective and safe.

Scratch That Itch!

Allergic skin disease is a common problem in dogs and one that may be difficult to determine the cause of and frustrating to manage.

Canine Parvovirus Infection

Of all the viral diseases that a dog can be plagued by, Canine Parvovirus (or "parvo") is one of the most dangerous.

Hot Dogs and Cool Cats

In the warmer months we are likely to be out and about more with our pets. However, the sunshine can also be a cause of heat stress. You need to be careful that you don't put your pets at risk in hot weather.

Portly Pets

Podgy pooches and portly puss-cats are in plague proportions! Our pets are not only living in the lap of luxury, they are lapping up the luxe life and getting fatter in the process.

Rat and mouse numbers tend to rise as cooler weather forces them to search for food closer to our homes, sheds and garages. Be aware that rat baits might be out on neighbouring properties and contact your vet if your pet appears off-colour.

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